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Subaru Forester Fuel Economy Data

4dr SUV 170-hp 2.5L H4 5-sp manual AWD

flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
flat light none 15 40 35 10 62 20.600
flat light none 10 20 25 45 65 23.700
flat light none 15 40 35 10 62 22.600
flat light light 15 40 35 10 62 22.600
flat light none 15 40 35 10 62 19.000
flat light light 20 20 25 35 65 25.000
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flat light light 10 10 40 40 65 26.100
flat light none 5 5 5 84 75 26.200
flat lead light 0 20 0 80 60 27.300
flat light light 10 45 45 0 N/A 24.800
flat light light 0 0 0 100 75 28.500
flat light none 0 0 35 65 50 24.400

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2009 Subaru Forester

2009 Subaru Forester Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
fuel milage around town is averaging 24 miles to the gallon, but it is still new and not being loaded. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
I am averaging 25 mpg in a mix of in-town and highway driving see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
better than most comparable rigs hi-way mileage even around town see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I am getting 27.5 mpg with 60% town driving, the rest in hilly country. Very impressed, and the car is not even broken in yet. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Saves over 40% compared to last SUV see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Good fuel economy for a relatively large vehicle see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
So far, so very good. Much better than my Element. Avg. 25 city. see full Subaru Forester review
2008 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Much better than expected -- averaging about 28 mpg, which is awesome for a small SUV. see full Subaru Forester review
2009 Subaru Forester Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Handling is so pleasant that sporty driving is quite fule consuming see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Fuel consumption in 63000Km: -city: on the average(rush hours and non rush hours) around 15l/100Km -highway: around 9-10l/100Km at 130Km/h, 18-20l/100Km at 200-210 Km/h - other paved roads including mountain paved roads: around 11-12l/100Km - off-road: 14-16l/100Km see full Subaru Forester review
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Only 20 mpg or so has been best fuel economy to date. see full Subaru Forester review
 

2009 Subaru Forester Gas Mileage (MPG)

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